Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)
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Urban Outfitters (URBN) earnings: expect 0% revenue growth

Carla Olson | 8:36 am ET, 15 May 2019

Urban Outfitters (URBN) is announcing earnings on May 21 after the market closes. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $857M, which implies a 0% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.26. If this materializes, EPS will decline -32% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, Urban Outfitters (URBN) returned -16.19%.

How is the stock valued?

Urban Outfitters (URBN) forward P/E ratio is 9.45, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

What do analysts say about the stock?

Urban Outfitters (URBN) average analyst price target is 34.9% above its current price ($26.73).

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Urban Outfitters (URBN) earnings: what's the upside for the stock?

Royston Roche | 12:18 pm ET, 18 Nov 2018

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) shares are trading at $37.04, down -2.74%.   The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Monday after the market close.  What's driving Urban Outfitters stock price? What's URBN stock price forecast?

Urban Outfitters is a lifestyle products and services company.  Lately, the stock has performed well: it generated a return of 57% in the past year. With the economy and consumer sentiment improving, the retail sector is once again in focus.

Investors are showing interest in Urban Outfitters because of the strong revenue growth that the company has demonstrated.  On the other hand, few bearish investors are worried about insider selling. Last quarter’s revenue grew 14% to $992.45 million and earnings per share came 84 cents compared to 44 cents for the same period last year.

Equity analysts have noted that Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie store base has hit its peak in the U.S., given the decline in brick-and-mortar traffic.  The brands still have a substantial upside in international markets, however, overall growth will decline to low single digits on average over the next three years.

Third-quarter results will be released after market close on November 19, 2018.  Analysts expect the company to earn 63 cents per share on revenue of $969.05 million. The company beat analysts’ estimates in the previous four quarters.

What is the sentiment towards the URBN stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending positive. 

Over the last month, Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) returned +1.4%.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) short share of float is 20.78%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) average analyst price target ($50.63) is 25.2% above its current price ($40.44).

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Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Updated at: 2:14 pm ET, 12 May 2019

Are you looking for the analysis of Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 7 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell URBN stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about URBN stock:

  • Is URBN a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold URBN stock today?
  • Is URBN a good buy / investment?
  • What are URBN analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy URBN stock:

1. With over 90% of revenue in the U.S. and only about 600 stores, Urban has a wide runway for geographic expansion and existing store square footage growth to develop multipurpose retail spaces.

2. A portfolio of brands and distribution channels spanning food, wholesale, retail, and direct to consumer offer some built-in diversification.

3. Brands and product assortments are well defined and differentiated, giving the company significant pricing power over competitors.

4. URBN stock price ($28.05) is close to the 52-week low ($27.64). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See URBN price chart.

5. URBN PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.06, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See URBN PEG chart.

6. URBN average analyst rating is Buy. See URBN analyst rating chart.

7. URBN average analyst price target ($36.06) is above its current price ($28.05). See URBN price target chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell URBN stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. High-fashion products, brick and mortar exposure, and intense competition in the retail space could increase volatility in performance.

2. Intense investments in new stores, direct-to-consumer, restaurants, and assortment initiatives might limit profitability growth.

3. Because of its differentiated store experience and niche customer base, market expansion opportunities may be limited compared with some of its mainstream competitors.

4. URBN profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -3.16percentage points. See URBN profitability chart.

5. URBN short share of float is 10.69%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See URBN short share of float chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for URBN:

Metrics URBN
Price $24.43
Average Price Target / Upside $36.06 / 47.61%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry Apparel Stores
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 23,000
Market Cap $2.78B
Forward P/E Ratio 9.45
Price/Book Ratio 0.7
PEG 0.95
Revenue (TTM) $3.95B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 3.7%
Profit Margin 7.54%

What are your thoughts on URBN?

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